Specify different door and drawer styles on a single cabinet using the Specify button on the Front/Sides/Back panel of the Cabinet Specification dialog.
Add a microwave, oven and a warming drawer to a single full height cabinet using the Specify Appliance option within the Cabinet Specification dialog.
When resizing cabinets the width snaps to the default 3' increment. This default can be changed in the General Cabinet Defaults dialog.
Corner cabinets can be created automatically using the Auto Corner Cabinet Feedback, or by specifying a cabinet as a corner cabinet using the dialog.
Wine racks and plate racks can be added to cabinets by using the Door/Drawer panel of the Cabinet Specification dialog and the Specialty Storage catalog.
When you understand which settings are dynamic defaults you can use the Set As Default tool to quickly change between cabinet styles.
Cabinets can be edited and combined to create a wide variety of custom cabinetry or furniture. They can then be saved in the Library Browser for use in other plans.
Cabinet elevations can easily be created using the Elevation and Dimension tools. In Chief Architect Premier, you can also create a CAD Detail From View and trim unnecessary lines using the Trim Objects tool.
One of several warning messages may display if you try to place a fixture or appliance into a cabinet that it is not designed to insert into.
Create cabinets that accommodate wheelchairs by increasing the height and depth of the toe kick or by raising the cabinet off the floor.
Custom closet spaces can be designed by adding drawers and shelves to cabinets and by placing manual shelves, partitions, hanging rods, clothes, and shoes from the Library Browser.
Add multiple moldings to a single cabinet by using the Offset settings located on the Moldings panel of the Cabinet Specification dialog.
An apron sink, which has a finished front surface that extends past the counter, is not inserted directly into a cabinet, but it can be placed on top of a base cabinet by following these steps.
You can specify shelving in a cabinet and control attributes such as number, depth, spacing and thickness all within the Cabinet Specification dialog.
When you attempt to place a fixture or appliance into a cabinet that already contains a fixture/appliance, this message will display. Choose to keep the existing fixture/appliance or replace it with the new one.
Create unique countertops by using the Custom Countertop tool and edit tools like Break Line, Change Line/Arc, Fillet, and Chamfer tools.
Create a custom etched glass material and apply it to cabinet door panels.
Use the Custom Counter Hole tool to create a custom sink hole in a countertop.
Resize the cabinet you want to place the appliance in so that it is large enough to fit, then place the fixture.
Define the Box Construction of a cabinet in its Specification dialog to be Frameless for a European style cabinet.
If you attempt to place a symbol into a plan as an independent object, when it was meant to go into a cabinet, this message will display.
Create ah appliance garage with a tambour door by using a door style from the Specialty Storage subfolder located in the Chief Architect Core Catalogs.
Have multiple Drawer pulls on a single drawer by modifying the In From Edge setting on the Cabinet Specification dialog.
Easily create an elegant waterfall countertop by using the Custom Countertop tool.
With Chief Architect’s cabinet tools you can create base, wall, and full height cabinets as well as soffits, shelves, partitions, and custom countertops. These objects are very versatile, allowing for a wide range of customization. A selection of cabinet door and drawer styles are available in the Library Browser and, in addition, a numerous cabinet manufacturer catalogs are available for download on the website. Chief Architect also has many customized cabinet symbols and cabinet groups available in the library. Cabinets you have customized can be saved to your own library for future use.
Set whether cabinet doors open left or right in the Cabinet Specification dialog.
Cabinet feet or legs can be added to the cabinet's Specification dialog.
Additional panels can be added to the side and back of cabinets from within a cabinet's specification dialog, or manually, by placing panels from the library directly into the plan.
You can create vertical shelves within a cabinet by creating a custom symbol and then utilizing the manual shelf settings within the Cabinet Shelf Specification dialog.
Basic rollout shelves can be specified for a cabinet by checking the Rollout checkbox located in the Cabinet Shelf Specification dialog. A specific rollout shelf or drawer symbol can also be chosen from the library, if desired.